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LINKTV
Nov 6, 2012 9:00am PST
of the tensions between religion, and the spot we picked on, dare i say, was israel and then to some extent egypt. and we wanted to go to israel in particular because there isn't such a diverse cultural environment in terms of religion, so that the tensions are, in some senses, watered down. as we all know, unless you've been meditating in a cave for the past 20 years, israel and the social environment in israel is very tense in terms of the relationship between the three great faiths that actually share something of a cultural tradition- judaism, christianity, and islam. and so what we- we have an extraordinary opportunity, and something like a great risk. i'm surprised david ainsworth, our executive producer, hasn't come out and read this e-mail message i sent to him about three days before we're ready to go on this journey. we planned it of course for several months. we're talking about a crew of at least six people- a lot of preparation, and of course, at the time when we were set to go was one of the worst possible times in terms of the tension; you know, again, another flare-up between the
LINKTV
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
criteria down in, say israel, we had such a struggle with that class. the ethical dimension and i am not quite sure what would pop up, it would be very skewed in that kind of intense environment. but in a pluralistic one it certainly works here. so what i wanted to do on this graphics-- this is sort of fun in a way because if you didn't-- sometimes i do this as a lecture to a general audience. now you have all become experts in world view analysis since this is the last class. so, you wouldn't be as shocked at this. but it's amazing the prejudices that come when i simply lay down this criteria and say let's look at american diversity and see what's going to pop up. it's amazing the prejudicial kinds of comments that come up; "that can't possibly be a conventional religion, i know those people--" that's the sort of stuff that goes on you see; the tension that still exists in people about looking at religious diversity. but, the way i divided this up is to talk about conventional religions in the united states that respond to this neutral criteria. then suggest a middle ground, nothing
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